Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport

General information

Lagos Airport, named after former military ruler Murtala Rufai Ramat Muhammed, is the largest airport in Nigeria and one of the busiest airports in Africa. The airport serves the cities Lagos and Ibadan and offers flights to destinations worldwide. The head office of Arik Air, Nigeria’s largest air carier, is on the grounds of the airport.

Location

Where is Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport situated?

The airport is situated northwest of Lagos. The airport can be reached from Lagos through the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway (A5).

How many terminals has Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport?

Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport has three terminals which are situated a few kilometres from each other. The two domestic terminals, DT1 and DT2 (privately funded terminal known as MMA2), are located east of the airport. The International Terminal is situated south of the airport. Terminal DT1 and Terminal DT2 are within walking distance of each other. Between the International Terminal and one of the domestic terminals you have to take a taxi.

Airport Map


Transportation

Car

The distance from Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport to the centre of Lagos is 22 kilometres. By car, it takes 45 minutes to get to the centre of Lagos.

From LOS Airport to Lagos City centre by Car
22 km
45 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport by public transport. Visit the Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Lagos is about NGN 5000.-. Book your taxi at Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From LOS Airport to Lagos City centre by Taxi
22 km
45 min
NGN 5000.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Europcar, Hertz and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport.

Services

Flights

Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Arik Air (W3)
  • Air Namibia (SW)
  • Dana Air (9J)

Accommodations

Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

business

Legend Hotel Lagos Airport, Curio Collection By Hilton, Ikeja

Featuring a fitness centre and views of city, Legend Hotel Lagos Airport, Curio Collection By Hilton is located in Ikeja, 7 km from Kalakuta Museum. Boasting a 24-hour front desk, this property also welcomes guests with a restaurant and a terrace.

budget

Airport Budget Hotel, Lagos

Situated within 11 km of National Stadium Lagos and 16 km of National Art Theatre, Airport Budget Hotel provides rooms with air conditioning and a private bathroom in Lagos. This 3-star hotel offers free WiFi.

family

The Sojourner By Genesis, Ikeja

Offering an outdoor pool and a restaurant, The Sojourner By Genesis is located in Lagos. Free Wi-Fi access is available.

Hotels in Lagos

Looking for the best hotels in Lagos? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

business

The Blowfish Hotel, Lagos

900 metres from Mega Plaza Century 21 Mall, The Blowfish Hotel is set in Lagos and offers free WiFi and express check-in and check-out. Popular points of interest nearby include Red Door Gallery and Lekki Market.

family

Villa Thirty Three, Lagos

Situated in Lekki, Villa Thirty Three offers free WiFi and private parking. Villa Thirty th

luxury

The Lilygate Lagos, Lagos

Offering a restaurant, The Lilygate Lagos is located in Lagos.

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